A child's legal rights Research and resources

Below is a selection of our child protection research and safeguarding resources on legal definitions of a child and their rights by law. Visit our Research and resources page for more child protection and safeguarding information and advice.

How safe are our children? 2014

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK for 2014.

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How safe are our children? 2013

Our report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the 4 nations in the UK for 2013.

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Child protection in the UK

How the systems and laws of the UK and its 4 nations work to keep children safe from abuse and harm.
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